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Collection Reference Number GLC05245.21
From Archive Folder Collection of letters of Charles Horsfall 
Title Charles G. Horsfall to Owen Horsfall regarding sending gifts, ice skating and the benefits of regular exercise
Date 17 October 1903
Author Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  
Recipient Horsfall, Owen  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He is sending Owen and Eddie several gifts including watch chains and Eskimo trinkets. The river has seven inches of frozen ice and the skating is terrific. He recommends "a regular and judicious course of athletics and gymnastics" as health is necessary for a sound mind and should not be sacrificed to obtain an education.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Children and Family  Eskimo  Gift  Sports and Games  Health and Medical  Mental Health  Education  Clothing and Accessories  
People Horsfall, Charles G. (fl. 1900-1910)  Horsfall, Owen (fl. 1900-1910)  
Place written Fort Davis, Alaska
Theme Children & Family; Education; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Writes to his children and wife about Klondike gold fields, mining, life in Alaska, Mormons, and the 1906 election. Horsfall was a Mormon.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Son